Grief is normal after a loss of any sort. We usually relate grief to death, but people can feel grief over losses like that of a job, a relationship, or a child moving away. Grief can feel overwhelming. It can take over your thoughts, emotions, and life. Healthy grief begins to resolve after a period … Read moreIs This Grieving Normal?
Depression is considered to be the most common mental health disorder, thought to affect over 121 million adults worldwide. It is also one of the most treatable disorders. The effects of depression are catastrophic, it is the cause of over two-thirds of the 30,000 reported suicides in the U.S. each year. According to the Depression … Read morePositive Effects of Exercise on Depression
There comes a time in your life when you meet someone and fall head over heels in love with them. Everything is perfect and you are happier than you have ever been. This is the person you decide to marry and spend the rest of your life with. It feels like a fairytale. This feeling could … Read moreCouple & Marriage Guidance
We all have things we struggle with in life. You are not alone, and you don’t need to solve the problem by yourself. Trying to deal with anger, stress, parenting and/or relationship problems alone can make the issue worse. Which is why being alone is such an easy way to cope but you’re not alone. … Read moreYou’re Not Alone: Counseling Classes and Seminars Offered
Occasional anxiety and worry are a normal part of life, they are part of a system of tools our brains use to help us cope with stressful or possibly dangerous events. But sometimes we experience anxiety that isn’t related to any sort of external stimulus or the feeling of anxiety doesn’t leave when it should. … Read moreGrounding Exercises for Anxiety
Addiction is a disease that manifests not only in the person struggling with it but also in the lives of those closest to them. Seeing a loved one struggle through addiction is challenging and painful. Family and friends of the addict often ask themselves questions such as: What can I do to help? Where did I go wrong that … Read moreIs Someone You Love Struggling with Alcohol and Drug Addictions?
Grief is, sadly, a part of life. We live in an imperfect world where bad things happen, people leave or get sick and people die. Grief is a reaction to any form of loss and can cover a range of emotions; from anger to sadness to hopelessness, even to depression and despair. Everyone grieves in … Read moreGrief Therapy; You Are Not Alone.
As parents, we are naturally wired up to protect our children in any way we can. One vital piece of protecting your child is understanding the dangers your child faces in contemporary society. One of those dangers, for both boys and girls, is the development of an eating disorder. How might you know if your … Read moreChild and Adolescent Therapy: Eating Disorder Red Flags
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help correct many mental health difficulties from addiction to bad habits. It is a step by step process to bring behavior into perspective with thought processes. An example includes when you pick at scabs to a point which is dangerous to your health. The medical term for this is excoriation and … Read moreHow Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works
There are several reasons you may be considering educational testing for your child. Perhaps their scores have worsened since starting a new grade, or they seem to be at a standstill in an area they once exceeded. Or, behavioral problems have begun to emerge, and you are concerned because they seem to hate going to school. Whatever the … Read moreDoes My Child Need Educational Testing?